Barbiversary

CASE: In 2009, Barbie will celebrate 50 Years as a pop culture icon

Implications - She’s been around since 1959, and Barbie continues to be a pop culture sensation. Mattel has maintained the doll’s iconic status by evolving with the times and staying relevant to different cultures and niche interests. Expect a lot more Barbie innovations in 2009 as she celebrates her 50th birthday.
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Living Barbie Dolls - Surreal and Sexy or Social Statement?
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Living Barbie Dolls
Surreal and Sexy or Social Statement?
At first glance, these appear to be your run-of-the-mill nudie pics. Not so! Photographer and artist, Alex Sandwell Kiszynski, has fashioned these ladies onto the bodies of Barbie dolls. The images are… [More]
Real Life Barbies - Evelina Bratell's 1959 Doll Fashions
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Real Life Barbies
Evelina Bratell's 1959 Doll Fashions
Inspired by the iconic 1959 Barbie, Evelina Bratell a student at Beckmans design school, created a fascinating Barbie fashion collection with a photography theme of living in the Barbie doll house. Bratell's… [More]
Barbie Doll Parts Made Into Jewelry - Margaux Lange Designs
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Warm 73,974 Clicks Pub: Jul 16, 08
Barbie Doll Parts Made Into Jewelry
Margaux Lange Designs
You can relive your childhood with this fabulous range of jewelry made from old Barbie doll parts. Margaux Lange says, " Barbie was immensely important in fueling my creative life as a child, and ironically… [More]
Celebrity Dolls - Amy Winehouse Barbie
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Warm 36,355 Clicks Pub: Apr 17, 08
Celebrity Dolls
Amy Winehouse Barbie
We've seen celebrity dolls used as narcisstic promotional tools, but it's not often we see memorabilia that accentuates a star's less appealing attributes. This Amy Winehouse Barbie has a lot of similarity… [More]
Badass Superhero Barbies - Black Canary Barbie
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Warm 34,353 Clicks Pub: Jul 18, 08
Badass Superhero Barbies
Black Canary Barbie
If celebrities are wearing fishnets, black leather jackets and latex pants, then it really isn't that far-fetched to outfit a Barbie doll in one. Apparently, Black Canary Barbie was Mattel's attempt to… [More]
Fashion Designer Dolls - Kimora Lee Simmons Barbie
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Fashion Designer Dolls
Kimora Lee Simmons Barbie
Do you have a little fashionista in the making? The Kimora Lee Simmons Barbie Doll is something special for both young girls getting into fashion, and women who appreciate branded pop culture items. The… [More]
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